Iris Feature 2016

Real Boy

A son’s transition. A mom’s transformation.


Shaleece Haas



USA, 72 mins

“I just want to be loved by my family,” says Bennett Wallace in this coming-of-age story. This honest and powerful documentary follows Bennett, a 19 year old musician, during his transition to become a man. His mother struggles with the transition but luckily he finds the support of Joe Stevens, a popular transgender musician.

director headshot_ShaleeceHaas_vertWe are delighted to welcome Joe Stevens to Iris. He will be introducing the first screening of Real Boy in Cineworld and performing an intimate acoustic gig after the Q+A. The screening is supported by QFN.